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Boost Business for Summer Doing These Things

OK, as we wrap up May, we launch into the summer season. There is a distinct change in business. What are you doing to adjust? I recommend:   Update your website (nothing makes a business look more flaky than a copyright that’s 5 years old or a link to nowhere....

Understand Analytics or Else

This post is for any business where management has access to the website’s analytics data. At some very large corporations, that data may be reserved for the eyes of marketing only. But if you can get it, here’s what to look for and how to improve sales...

When To Quit

We all know the statistics for business failure. 80% of new businesses fail within the first 5 years. That means if you started a business in 2013, you have a mere 1 in 5 chance of making it to 2018. Just 1 in 5. Of the 80% that fail, most fail as soon as they run out...

Mixed Signals Hurt Business

This is a short and sweet Friday post. I hope the right people read this. It could save a few businesses. Seth Godin calls mixing things up badly a “Meatball Sundae”. That makes me a little nauseous every time I read it. It goes something like this....

The Most Important Thing a Business Owner Does

I would love to take a survey of this question: What is the most important thing a business owner does?* See the PS after reading this Often, we tend to spend the least time on the truly important and the most on those squeaky wheels in need of grease. The customer...